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Feb 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
is reese isabell the immediate past cohair -chair of the alice b. toklas. i want to note that the alice b toklas supports addressing the concerns within the straight community and same-sex community here in san francisco. [speaker not understood] we give district attorney george gascon our elected official award of the year. i want to say that i appreciate the work that they are doing in the community and appreciate board president chiu's work with these efforts in opposing domestic violence and working on services. >> thank >> thank you very much. next speaker, please. >> hi, my name is maria hernandez. today i first they helped me stabilize my emotional state and after that, once i was more comfortable emotional, they taught me of the other resources and references and referrals to access in the community. they accompanied me to get those services. and they helped me -- they helped orient me as to the legal services available and told me where to go and who to speak to and what my process was going to be like and they helped me through this process. it's very important that we feel
Feb 6, 2013 11:30am PST
for your support. we're thankful to the alice b. toklas club, because this is very, very important. very, very important issue. for our club as well, you know passing this legislation, closing loopholes telling the federal government the time is now, that we take steps to repeal doma and to close these kind of discriminatory loopholes in our tax system that is penalizing same-sex couples. so we hope that the committee will forward this onto the full board with a positive recommendation and we hope that the full board will also vote unanimously to send a very clear message. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker, please. >> budget bill, you love this item. you always will. we look at you and see the working passion that you make, but are you ever going to see your budget day? c'mon, bill. c'mon budget bill. you got the wedding budget bell blues. you are going to at pay your dues. come on budget bill. you are still the same. the budget is still the same and you are going to sing and you are going have to pay the same. and your budget is still the same. and oh, budget man, you came and ga
Feb 9, 2013 9:30am PST
gradually got involved in democratic party politics. i got involved in the alice b. toklas democratic club. i ran for the democratic central committee in 2004. i ended up sharing the committee. it was a gradual process for me. by the time i started thinking about running for supervisor, it made sense because of my involvement in the community and in politics. >> what did you learn from campaigning for supervisor? >> i learned a lot. i knocked on about $15,000. -- i knocked about 15,000 doors. i met a huge number of people. that is the best way to learn about the neighborhood, the city, and what people want and what their concerns are. i feel i can do so much more than before and started campaigning. -- i feel like i know so much more than before i started campaigning. we're all part of the left on the national standard. i am a good liberal democrat. in the san francisco spectrum, and probably considered more middle of the road. -- i am probably considered more middle-of-the-road. i am very independently comes to the issues. i do not vote the party line. a judge each issue on its merits. th
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
in san francisco. last year we co-hosted a forum with the alice b. toklas foundation and the nightlife spaces that currently exist on 11th tv all of the existing spaces catered to the lgbt community and at least two of those clubs are queer-owned entertainment venues. i think everyone deep down knows this would create conflicts between residents and businesses that we don't need to actually have. and we can avoid by ensuring that 11th street entertainment is supported in not allowing new residential units on that street. and i would love to see the opportunity for new businesses that can highlight queer entertainers and queer culture to be able to open along folsom street in this plan, further from a small business perspective, i would like to see south of market businesses to have limited live permits throughout south of market. thank you for all the work done on the plan. i look forward to it. >> thank you, mr. temprano. >> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is ross levy. i'm an architect working at 7th and folsom on a project. i appreciate all the work that has gone into the pl
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